December 9, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Community Foundation establishes Lyons Fund to help battle addiction

The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) announced the establishment of the Sidney Lyons Endowment Fund, which will provide for an annual series of leadership seminars for organizations that serve addicts and those struggling with addiction to More...

Electrical safety awareness stressed during winter months

Changing seasons does not mean a change in the need for electrical safety awareness. More...

Business

Annual job performance reviews valuable

Office Team, a personnel staffing service specializing in skilled administrative professionals, has released the results of a new survey regarding the value of annual job performance reviews, which are often conducted at the end of the year. More...

Seminar will help seniors avoid fraud

Learning how to avoid fraud will be the focus of a free seminar at 2:30 p.m. Tues., Dec. 14 at AlmaVia of Camarillo, 2500 Ponderosa Drive North. More...

Faith

Houses of worship

Community Christian Church, the Rev. Mike Wooley. 216 Moorpark Ave., (805) 529-3572. More...

Christmas story musical at Moorpark Presbyterian

"Not That Far From Bethlehem," an original musical written by Joan Johnson, Loris Mitchell and Melissa Smith, will debut at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sun., Dec. 12 at Moorpark Presbyterian Church, 13950 Peach Hill Road. More...

On The Town

Scrooge battles public scorn, denies wicked image

If you told Robert Towers that Ebenezer Scrooge was a wicked man, he More...

Skating arena hosts holiday ice show

Easy Street Ice Arena and Tri-County Youth Productions Corp. will present "Adventures in Toyland," a holiday ice show, next weekend at the skating arena in Simi Valley. More...

Walnut Canyon orchestra to perform

The Walnut Canyon string orchestra, under the direction of Jennifer Batson, will perform its annual Winter Concert at 7 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 16 in the school More...

Letters

Knights of Columbus thanks community

The Knights of Columbus, Holy Cross Council 9969, would like to thank all the citizens of Moorpark who supported our annual "Thanksgiving Food Drive" the weekend of Nov. 20 and 21. More...

Editorials

A time for giving

When Rubin Castro says he needs help, the people of Moorpark should listen. The Moorpark Food Pantry is incredibly depleted because of the many families and people it helped during Thanksgiving. More...

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Quotes to chew on

"Many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable." More...

Moorpark Food Pantry calls for help

Toy drive is important part of effort

The community is invited to help with the annual "Moorpark Helping Moorpark" Food Pantry Toy Drive, which will serve needy families during the holiday season, by donating toys before Fri. More...

Community

Theater nonprofit names officers

Ralph Mauriello saw "Oklahoma" on Broadway when he was 14. The experience instilled in the native New Yorker a love for the theater that has endured four decades. More...

Authorities keep local gangs under control

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Hanukkah fest glows at Reagan Library

Chabad of the Conejo joined the Chabad of Simi Valley on Sunday to host the sixth annual Hanukkah festival at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. More...

Sports

New coach takes over reigns of Moorpark girls’ hoops team

The Musketeers have charted a new course with a new head coach as the girls More...

MHS pitcher to play for the Waves

Moorpark senior Brett Hunter recently signed a letter-of-intent to play Div. I college baseball at nearby Pepperdine University. More...

Young Mavericks take home a tournament title

The Moorpark Mavericks, a Travel All Star Team of 7- and 8- year-olds, won the Pinto Division Championship of the Simi Valley Youth Baseball Thanksgiving Tournament. More...

Family

Local youth receives Eagle Scout award

John T. Grasel, a high school freshman and honor student, was recently recognized for his advancement to the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor ceremony. More...

Interface offers parenting class

Interface Children Family Services is offering a low-cost 10-week series of Active Parenting classes emphasizing effective discipline techniques, understanding chil-dren More...

Winter concert at Moorpark High

Moorpark High School musicians will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 16 at the campus Performing Arts Center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. More...